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Dec 17, 2012 12:00am EST
nation's dirty little secret about bullying in schools across america. both of the movie and the book put a human face face on what it's about, what impact skids on both sides and on the sidelines and their families. so, thank you so much, cynthia, for being here today. why don't we start with you telling us a little bit about yourself. how did you get here? how did you get drawn into the issue? y "bully," why now? >> guest: i come from a background as a writer and when i was in school i was one of those kids who was really shy, and i tried to sail under the radar and i was someone that solid taking place around me and i didn't know what to do about it. and as all of us i think in this country were starting to see people coming out and talking about their experience of this phenomenon that so many of us have experienced in one way or another and had no words for it other than adolescents other than growing up. finally people were starting to stand back and say hold on, this isn't actually a normal part of growing up, this isn't a normal right of passage. i think there was a moment when th
CSPAN
Dec 16, 2012 9:00pm EST
of america's children. >> guest: thank you. >> host: you're welcome. [inaudible conversations] >> that was "after words", booktv's signature program in which authors of the latest nonfiction books are interviewed by journalists and public policymakers and others familiar with their material. "after words" errs every weekend at 10:00 p.m. on saturday, 12 and 9:00 p.m. on sunday, and 12:00 a.m. on monday. you can also watch "after words" online. go to booktv.org and click on "after words" on the topics list on the upper right side of the page. what a month left in 2012, many publications are putting together their is on the books. booktv will feature several of these lists focused on non-fiction collections. these were included in the staff picks for best books of 2012. in the unlikely rise of vladimir putin, masha gessen recounts life of vladimir putin. and the history of the fbi and its secret intelligence operation. in "enemies", a book by tim wiener. and a book between white house and the supreme court. "the oath", by robert draper. and one man's remarkable odyssey from nort
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 9:00pm EST
. america is a more violent prone society than any european one today than in our history and our mentality but yesterday thousand is way too many and we ought to be discussing as many as we can to bring it down and we are not gentry eliminate it entirely of. host could you talk about strengthening the background check system and the strict penalties and we cover both of those. you mentioned licensing and registration. we touched on that briefly, but that is something that those generally get people's attention. how would you suggest we look at that? >> guest: i would go back to the history and people ought to look at that and say we have always had a gun registration. it's just been on the local level. i think the second amendment and the court decision surrounding at probably makes it clear that the federal government shouldn't be the agency that registers guns. in fact the law that congress has passed, but there are some states that forbid the registering of guns. why is that? it is and a historical thing. it's part of the hysteria created by the extreme gun rights groups about any kind
CSPAN
Dec 30, 2012 12:00pm EST
guns that most european countries including guns is. america is in more violence prone society than any european today is. a lot of that has to do with their history and makeup that mentality. but yes, 30,000 is way too many and 13,000 deaths is way too many that we have to discuss as many weeks as we can to bring it down. i don't think were ever going to eliminate it entirely though. >> host: one of the things you suggest talking about stricter penalties and we've covered both of those. you mentioned licensing and registration. we touched on that briefly, but that is something that does generally get people's attention. >> guest: i would go back to the history and people want to say we've heard he had gun registration. it's just been on a local level. the second amendment and court decisions surrounding it make it clear that the federal government should be the agency that registers guns. in fact, laws congress has passed forbidding it. some states permit registering guns. why is that? it's been a thing. it's part of the hysteria created by the extreme gun rights groups about any gun r
CSPAN
Dec 22, 2012 10:00pm EST
. america is a more violent prone, violence prone society than any european one today. a lot of that has to do with our history and our makeup and their mentality. but, yes, 30,000 is way too many and 18,000 deaths is way too many we ought to be discussing as many ways as we can to bring it down. i don't think were wherever going to eliminate it entirely though. >> host: one of the things you mentioned, you talk about stricter penalties and we have covered both of those. you mentioned licensing and registration. you touched on it briefly but that's something that does generally get peoples attention. how would you successfully work that? >> guest: first of all i would go back to the history and people ought to look at that and say, well we have always had gun registrations. it's just been on a local level. i think the second many and in the court's decision surrounding it probably make it clear that the federal government should be the agency that registers guns. in fact there are laws that congress has passed but there are some states that permit registering guns. why is that? it's part
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 12:00am EST
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